Tag: "breaths" at medical news
Study of CPR quality reveals frequent deviation from guidelines
...es). They call for a ventilation rate of 12 to 16 breaths
a minute, and they advise keeping the no-flow fraction the fraction of time in cardiac arrest without chest compressions under 0.17 (about 10 seconds out of every minute.) "We did not expect to find perfect compliance," said Benjamin Abella, M.D., ...
Women need less morphine after hysterectomies with new treatment
... is that people tend to lie still and take shallow breaths
to avoid pain. As a result, their lungs don't re-e...affected site will prevent the pain caused by deep breaths
or coughing, and allow the lungs to recover better. Epidurals are currently the best pain treatment ...
Number of breaths given during CPR may be linked to survival
...can Heart Association's recommendation of 12 to 15 breaths
per minute when treating cardiac arrest victims. ... found the average maximum ventilation rate was 37 breaths
a minute, roughly 250 percent to 300 percent greater than the rate the American Heart Association re...
First consensus guidelines on lightning safety issued before summer storms
...cols. If you decide to move a victim, a few quick breaths
should be administered before the person is moved. If the victim is cold or wet put a protective layer between the victim and the ground to decrease chances of hypothermia. Another article in this issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine describes ...
Pacemaker for larynx allows patients to breathe easier
... able to entrain her breathing with the stimulated breaths
of the IPGsubconsciously. She doesn't think about it. She just automatically does it,"Zealear said.Should the device fail for some reason, Zealear says Burns has sufficientventilation to sustain life until she can get to a hospital for an emergencytr...
Low-Tech Treatment Proves A Life-Saver In Research Breakthrough
...sful treatment provided ARDS patients with smaller breaths
ofoxygen-rich air from a mechanical ventilator tha...IH support for a multi-sitestudy." The oxygen-rich breaths
of air provided to patients in the successful clinicaltrial were each half the volume of those used ...
NHLBI Clinical Trial Stopped Early: Successful Ventilator Strategy Found For Intensive Care Patients On Life Support
... among patientsreceiving small, rather than large, breaths
of air from a mechanical ventilator. The A...ther relatively large (12ml/kg) or small (6 ml/kg) breaths
of air from the ventilator. The initial planfor the study, which began in 1996, was to enroll 1,000...